A lot of times we as humans just do things because that's what we were taught through our culture, family, etc. Sometimes we never fully understand why we do the things that we do. Over time it becomes a "that's just how its done" scenario. The goal of this book is encourage people to really understand their beliefs. Without this understanding,we're just going through the motions of religion and never building that connection that we need as christians.
I think that they did a really good job meeting their goal. The way the information is presented is both informative and exciting. It's not dry or preachy at all. The best part is that they constantly give scripture references and activities that encourage you to get in the bible and examine the scriptures for yourself. This makes it more than just a book packed full of information, its interactive. The authors also do an excellent job relating things from the bible to modern day situations and facts by using real life stories and pop culture that everyone can relate to.
You certainly don't have to be a teenager or new christian to learn from this book. Even if you've been a christian for 25 years, you can still be inspired by the simple truths that are found here book. This is a great book to not only enrich your christian walk, but to also use as a tool to tell others exactly what we believe.
I would recommend this to teenagers and new believers especially, but I believe all christians can enjoy this book.
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